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and remarkable book,
The Mirror of Downing Street
To bo precise, it
lias been out a few
weeks and has had a
deservedly wide cir
culation in that
short period, tho
fourth edition being
now on tho presses.
work has a brilliant
ly clear style and
gives Intimate, re
vealing pictures of
makers of our time.
Lloyd George, Asquith, Balfour,
Churchill, Northcliflfe and the famous
men it so strikingly portrays are
quite busy just now arranging
things in Europe for Europeans and
for us! They will not be always
flattered by tho portraits. They aro
loo revealing for comfort sometimes.
No wonder the author (himself from
Downinjr Street and a man of im
portance) preserves his anonymity
and simply signs himself "A Gentle
man With a Duster."
For tho leisurely, the lighter
hour, which must have occa
sional place oven in tho best
Ethel M. Dell
is ready. From her first Way
of on Eagle up to The Top of
the World, through tho lino of
successes, sho has kopt her
audience and increased it to
many hundreds of thousands.
She has never had a failure.
Swift, tense, dramatic Dell,
as a story-toller, never nods.
Why will mortal, and particu
larly progressive American, apend
10 much time in the garage, to
much pain with the tailor, yet o
little on the proper habiliment of
A while back tho Ledger editor
Jahzed: " 'How to Livo Moro Than
One Hundred Ycaro' is tho title of a
recent book. But what, wo desiro
to ask, would bo tho object?" Tho
rnnwA6 naK' ls "NEVER
GROW OLD.7 $2.00. It really tells
iZ I Fcro Now 'York,
whore folks enjoy living, a great
many copies have been sold.
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OF THE WEEK
New Names for Old Things '
Dr. David Orr Edson Is a psycho
?.naJ.y..t WI"? ha written a book called
Getting What Wo Want" (Harpers),
LV'v'. K tellsMiow by applying tho
PMnclplcs of tho now sclcnco he has
ynown many pctsong the way out of
their perplexities. The mind, he says, Is
a inachlno that net in accordance with
tho lows of its being. This Is nnother
way of saying what the old theologians
meant when they wroto of predentin
t on ana foroordlnatlon. Thoy believed
that the course of every wnn had been
fixed In advanco of his birth and that
he was doomod to heaven or hell. Dr.
Edson says substantially tho same thing,
but In terms of psychology rather than
of theology. Tho hell which ho says
people find, although he does not call It
py that name, envelops them when
they aro trying to do those things for
which the machine he calls their mind
'not fitted j or when thoy find some
thing lacking In their llfo which somo
part of the mnchfno craves. Tho queru
lous, fnult-flnding wife Is suffering from
Af flftrnHfiri t9 !, final ma A K
an Inherited doslrc dating back to tne
unpin vi man. at innc ueairo is grati
fied by frequent compliments from her
ntlftrlrtrlfl flhf trt11 Iia slltl nMil riAnAtii.
amiable. There are some husbands who
win nor. ngrco Hint it is so simple as nil
this, but Dr. Edson might ndmlt that
Ml.Ml .,... Aw.....!! ...... TTI 1 t. . -.
"" "" vai'ruuuill. HIM UOUK. II nil
Interesting and entertaining exposition
of psychoanalysis written in terms that
can bo understood by every one.
Flammarion on the Soul
Cnmlllp Flammarion has begun tho
publication of a series of books intended
to prove tho existence of the soul nnd
Its survival after the death. The 11m
to appear Is "Death nnd Its Mystery"
(The Century Co.). In which he devotes
himself to nn exposition of tlm nroofs
of tho existence of tho soul. He finds
them, among others. In telepathy nnu
c ntrnudience nnd clairvoyance Ho
cites numerous Instances of communica
tion between Individuals without tho
intervention of any known material me
dium nnd other instances of knowl
edge of things happening nt a distance
nt tho time they were happening. Me
Insists that these phenomena establish
the fact that man is something more
than a mere material organism; that
there Is In his body a something, call
It what you will, that Is superior to us
physical limitations. He announces at
the conclusion of the volume that "It
proves the existence of tho human sotit
Independently of the bodily orgnnism;"
and ho says that "in this, it seems to
me, wo have acquired a fact of tho very
highest Importance for the whole doe
trlno of philosophy." Many persons
who have faith In the existence of the
eoul and Its Immortnllty will not be
sntlsfied with the proofs adduced by
this French astronomer, nnd it is not,
likely that those who deny tho soul's
existence will be satisfied cltjicr. Tho
most that ho has dono is to summarize
n lot of Incidents which cannot be c
plalncd In the ordinary manner.
The Feminine Revolt
English literature Is full of books
about women who disregarded tho social
conventions for one reason or nnother.
It has remained for E. Tcmplo Thurs
ton In "Tho Orecn BoubIi" (D. Annie-
ton & Co.) to come out frankly and
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The Tragic Bride
Jr Francis Ilrett Yonnr
Fragrant with nn atmosphere
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of that Indescribable quality which
set his "Tho Cresent Moon" In
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The Velvet Black
By Richard Washburn Child
The Detroit Free Press de
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full of mystery nnd dread of the
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The Man In the Dark
lly Albert Payion Terhune
A story of adventure, night
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Green Apple Harvest
Ily Sheila Kaye Smith
A masterpiece of portraiture,
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Mh on ho rKht f a woman to have
children whether she Is married or not.
IIo has dono It In the form of a Story
of tho life of Mary Tbrogmorton, the
youngest of four sisters, none of whom
had married. When sho was twent
nine years old nnd had begun to think
of the barren nnd Incomplete lives of
her sisters, the opportunity came to bcr
to gratify her yearning for the couipie'
tlon of the purposes of bcr womanhood
and shp embraced It. Bho .docs tho
thing deliberately nnd then deliberately
leaves her homo nnd takes up her life
on a farm In tho remote country where
hho continues to llvo after her son is
born. It Is a story of tlio desiro or
women for children nnd of their dis
satisfaction of what the author calls
tho "man-made laws" which prevent
them from having children aoceiitly snve
under certain conditions. Tho author
announces on tho first page of his Mory
that "nil women would bo ns Mary
Throgmorton if thoy dared." This is
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Id BUBIUIU .1,
Poems by Michael Strange
An Interesting little volume of vers
bound In black cloth with dainty gold
lettering on tho cover and tho back
comes from 'tho prcsi of Alfred A.
Knopf, bearing tho title, "Itesurrcctlng
Ijlfc," nnd the name of "Michael
Strange." as the author. There nre
illustrations by John Darrymorc, Tho
connection between tho nuthor nnd the
Illustrator Is more Intimate than is usual
In such cases, for "Michael Strange" Is
no other than Mrs. John Barrymorc.
who was Mrs. Leonard M. Thomnu, who
was May Oclrichs. Tho poenis nrs
rhapsodies In free verse, cgotUtlcnl,
sensuous, passionate and sometimes
morbid, yet they have a sort of haunting
beauty nbout them that draws the render
on from verso to verse. Tho rum wjio
said of her verso that It touched one
with nightmare fingers expressed It art
ai.tly its it can be put.
Canardln, tho daring, droll and deli
cious hero of Burton Kline's romnnco
of hazards, humors nnd sentiments,
"The Gallant ltogue," out today from
tho presses of Little-Brown, Is nn en
gaging complex of Itobln Hood nnd
Unfiles. Not that thin adventurous nnd
chivalrous philanthropist-brigand is Im
itated by cither or even suggested by
them; but he is of their comradeship of
bravado, fearlessness, astuteness and
capacity for altruism.
Ono feels that, all things being con
sidered, there Is no taint of criminality
in Canardln. Ha Is just robustious and
romantic an ndjustcr of difficulties nnd
misfits in an easily romantic age, after
his own fashion and code. "The first
thief of Franco" he Is called, but there
Is nothing reprehensible about him ns
Mr. Kline ban conceived him nnd pro
jected him. Xo wonder, then, ho is the
Idol of half tho land, which Is filled with
laughter and admiration, for he loei
what he docs so neatly nnd so fently,
and his motlvo Is so lnudnble and his
way so valiant, that either In adventuro
or in love the reader will follow Canar
dln with zestful interest nnd mnuy n
thrll with still others ahead on the
horizon of suspense.
Mr. Kline has written deftly nnd
convincingly high romance thnt is ro
mnnco with an air and manv graces.
However, "The Gallant ltogue," with Its
picaresque and plcturesquo hero, its In
triguing heroine. Its novel nnd exciting
situations, is not n historian novel.
But there Is authenticity in its han
dling of atmosphere and description,
without dccorntlvo or affected "pcrlpd"
historicity. It is n btory of plot and
action with incessant movement nnd tho
movement Is always forward. Written
to cntcrtnln, it completely achieves en
tertainment. What Interests Bennett
A lot of things besides writing fiction
Fccmlngly interest Arnold Bennett on
tho evidence of the varied contents of
his newest book. "Things Thnt navo
Interested Mo" (Down). Most of them,
qutto in line with tho principle that
Interests spread extensively loso in in
tensiveness nnd tend to the superficial
rather than the mastered, apparently
interest him in much a casual or tan
gential way. Mostly, the subjects In
this book interest Mr. Bennett ns just
thnt subjects; for It is obviously n
journnllstlc compilation of pieces pre
pared In the routine of n busy man of
letters nnd tho press. Somi-tlincs his
observations are nciite nnd hhrcwdly
projected; but often they nru simply tho
making of so much copy as part of n
routine. At nny rate the couple of score
of pnpers collected In this form mnke
"readable" reading, with nn occnsional
thought chucked In to boot. Among the
topicB nro opera, the thentro (including
what Is wrong with it), tailoring, pro
hibition pro nnd con; fibtlnna, Itussln,
housekeeping and sex equality.
The South Seas
Frederick O'Brien hns written a book
of distinction, charm and elusive color
In "Mystic Isles of tho South Seas"
(Century). With Gaguin, Conrnd,
Maugham nnd others writing about this
nppnrently enrthly pnrndlsp, Polynesia
has been much to tho foro of recent
years. As a matter of fnet, there hove
been few times In recent lltornry history
when It has not. what with Jack Ion
don, It, Ii. 8., nnd others writing not so
long ago and before them Stoddard, nnd
prior to him, Melville. This new book,
n worthy successor to tho author's de
lightful "Whito Shadows of the South
Seas," deals mainly with Tahiti. The
nuthor knows his field nnd ho loves its
demesnes of romnnce nnd beauty.
Knowledge nnd nffcctlon ho has put into
living words thnt bring a nostalgia to
apparently pnrthly paradise, Polynesia
Cnrcassone. The style of thn book v.
rlcs from the dramatic to tho lyrical.
out niMiiier pnase ucgencrntes, one into
tho nffected or theatrical, tho other Into
the sentimental or-gushlng. Mr. O'Brien
tins written a sound book nnd nn inter
'THROUGH MOCKING BIRD GAP
By JARVIS HALL
A thrilling tale of the great Southwest, replete
with suspense, with human interest, laughter,
excitement and love.
At all Bookstores. $1J)0
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Read the Best Recent Study of the Man
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By FULLERTON L. WALDO
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!tEDGEtUPHILAPELPHIA; SATURDAY, 'APKDE 16, 1921
NE W MUSIC ON THE
Two Women Have Written a Comedy of Situation and Char
acter That Deserves the Success It Has Won
By FELIX E.
IroffMor of Kf)llili l.lUrature
TJ1NTBH MADAME" is a lively
s'comedy of situation nnd character.
It lias been staged with the success
which Its suro stage technique, its log
ical working out of incident nnd Its
ready nnd natural dialogue deserve. In
a sprightly introduction, Mr. Woolcott
lets us in back of tho scenes sufficiently
to learn how tho chief personage was
drawn from life, whence assuredly all
chief and other persons should be drawn,
a draft, so to speak, on the experi
ences of one of tho authors and the
interpreter of tho title role. He tells
us more of this lady's training nnd suc
cess, nil ot which Is pleasant reading
and pertinent enough. We nro grateful
to him for not telling us thnt in "Enter
Madame" enters at last the long-expected
indigenous Atncrlcan comedy
triumphant, "Enter Madame" is con
spicuous in not being so heralded.
QUOTING somebody, who I suppose
really knew clso why quote him?
I once sold : "There nre eleven original
or prlmltlvo situations In comedy and
no more." I received the next day, In
consequence of this deliverance, a docu
ment which moro nearly resembled a
challeago to mortal combat than any
thing else outside of fiction. A list of
the eleven original situations was de
manded, and inslantcr. As I did not
pVoposfl then, nnd do not propose now,
to bo bullied, I refused to deliver the
goods. Mnybo I know and maybo I
don't; nt nny rate I shall never tell
tho other ten ; but If the eleventh nnd
perhaps ono or two others besides be
not tho trlnnglo. then I am very much
mistaken. Somebody equally clever, if
thero bo nny such, or else It was my
friend. Professor William Lyon Phelps,
of Yale, onco wroto that In tho con
certor was It tho orchestra? of llfo
all tho music or wns It all the Jan
gling? is not performed on tho triangle.
And yet I doubt not that In that im
portant work, the Universal Primer of
Plavmaklng, a considerable chapter will
bo "found devoted to trlnngulntlon., It
la h Vinaf tvnv In which to maD OUt
the ground ; for, starting with Adnm nnd
Bvo and Jintn, nnu conunumK io
tony nnd Cleopatra and Octavla, down
to the latest scenario of tho latest gos
samer film, men and women seem to
persist in grouping themselves in
f7lNTEB MADAME" Is grouped In
Hi thn etcrnnl three. Now. when
vou have threo cards In most enmes
even nlthough two only may be of a
kind, -It Is' Important whlrh shall bo
trnmn. Thn trlanslc here Is tiHinl
.,!, r!m1,1. nn ililir1v. neslected
philandering husbnnd, Madame being
much away; a fair widow, recently
miM. nmnpwlint embonpoint, rather
humdrum, but ln tho way; Madame
Lisa Delia Bobbin, a great singer, who
returns, nn artist to her finger tips,
tempernmental, ndornble. quite capable
of managing this or nny situation. From
the first moment wo know thnt mndnme
Is the trump. Hut how win sue tnnc tne
tricks? Even the method Is not unprec
lnt,1 Thine.! nro allowed to drift
until tho first decrco In divorce Is
granted Gerald we nre to suppose for
desertion, though tnat (iocs not uppcar.
Madnmo, who is supposed nlways to do
tin. iinoTnooted. on receiving the decree.
disappoints her entourage by not flying
into n passion. Instead sho arranges,
nfrimnd. n nice little farewell dinner
fnr her husband that was and the lady.
Flora, who Is to bo her successor three
months henco. Madamc's nnd Gerald's
son, n grown young man, nnd his young
betrothed, nro nlso of the party. ilh
these', her doctor, her chef, her secrc-
rniNCESS FALOME. nv Durrls Jenklnt.
Philadelphia: J. n. Llpplnrott Co.
SHOWDOWN. 11 Julia Houtton Ilalley.
New York: a. V Putnam's 8ons,
The wholesome story pt a irlrl who fnros
tho world on her own nnd combats crooks
nnd crookedress fearlessly. Preson's plo
tures of llttlo known nepects nf the South
ot th pnsent day. Romnnce nnd grace are
always tn the foieground. Arreonble senti
ment vies with excltlna- situations throughout
tho narration of .he anpplr.g plot.
FIMI) THE WOSIAN rtv Aithur Somers
Itoehc. New York Cosmopolitan Uook
A noel of youth nnd mytterv by the
nuthor of "Unensy Ptret "
EVERY POLITICIAN AND HIS WIFE Uy
Adele H. llurleson. Philadelphia. Dor
rance A Co.
A story of Ams-lcan politics, showing
how. under our modern nroop'ance of fem
inism and tho nineteenth amendment, a wife
may to a practical helmneet to her husband
In politics. The nuthor Is the wife of
Albert Sidney llurleson. the postmaster gen
eral of the United States for eight yenrs.
and often called "tho politician of tho Wll
son administration." Former Vice Presldnt
Marshall contributes a characteristic preface
The look haa quite a professional touch In
tho wilting, though it enn hardly bo called n
novel. Thore are many brlsht pasinges.
and somo of the lines nre cleer.
THE QUEEN HOUOH. Ily E. Temple Thurs
ton. New York: D. Appleton A Co.
THE riRD FIOHTEIia. Uy Franc's Lynde.
New York! Charles Hcrlbner's Sons,
One of th writer's typical and Interettlntr
stories of big business.
THE MAYFLOWEll. ny Ulasco Ibaner,
New York: E. P. Dutton A Co
A atrong yet simple story of Valenctan
SATAN. Dy H. De Vera Stacpole. Now
York: Itobert Mclirlde A Co.
A thrilling novel set amid tropto seas and
THE SECOND MUS. CLAY, ny Katharine
Havlland Taylor. New York: Double
day. Pace A Co.
Should a m(in be ruled by conventions or
by his heart's desire? The suthor takes up
thl problem In an admirable noel.
MY SON. ny Cora Harris, New York
Oeorge II. Doran Co.
Carries on the folk nnd personalities of
tho author's ery successful "A Circuit
THE CHEBTEHMArtKE INSTINCT. Py J
S Fletcher. New York: Alfred A
Another mystery story by the author nf
"The Middle Temple Murder," It Is told
with the ssme skill which distinguished that
In the Lnlrentltr ot rennirlvsnla
t. i.. .-.i.i mrf nt them Itallau,
madame Is very much at home In tier
own house. And tho talk turns on the
old days of music, travel, adventure and
romanco which madame and her hus
band had HVed with these very people ;
Flora, tho lady who Is to marry, alone
getting little by llttlo more nnd mote
out of it. A cnll has como meanwhile
from her manager asking that madame.
will go to South America the next duy
at noon. She Is prepared to accept.
Flora Is generously constrained to leave
tho sometime-husband nnd wlfo to talk
tho matter over. "Aro wo not wives-In-law?"
says madame. And the up
shot is that although Flora interrupts
them by phone from her flat below sev
eral times until the receiver Is left off,
madame easily wins back her husband.
Indeed, so complete Is their absorptloh
that they have forgotten completely tne
trifling circumstance that they nre no
longer man nnd wife. In the mornlnif,
with Flora and nn army of reporters
besieging tho flat, the reunited couple
are forced to nn elopement by the back
way to fulfill madnme's engagement In
South America and escopo the scnndnl
created by their conduct.
THERE is, of course, much besides
In the lively process of this comedy ;
n nlrn hnv. thn nn nf madame: a nice
girl, several temperamental Italians
Tvhniin nntnrn In wnfl understood and de
plcted with nil their charm, love of the
nrts nnd irresponsibility. Nor, would I
inaimmfn thn innf oritlMsm nf tho re
currence of these familiar figures. It Is
as preposterous to demand original fig
urcs'on tho stage as In nn nccount boon ,
tho combination, the ordering, the nrt
of your nrlthmetle, that Is literally
what counts. In "Enter Madame" there
Is n sufficiently novel ordering to give
thnt plcnsuro of surprise in which com
edy of this species nt least largely sub
sists. Surprise in tho expected, the ex
pected wrought by navel meaiiB hero
is the recipe. It is ns easy ns nn omo
lct theoretically; and as tricky and
precarious In the doing. And It will
not attain to that realm of nrt in which
abide the perfect comedy arid the per
fect omelet check by jowl, unless it
has that last perfection nnd scnsoulng,
distinction of style. This, in common
with most ot our good plays, ns well
ns the bad nnd Indifferent. "Enter Ma
dame" has not. And I doubt not thnt
tho authors would scorn the idea that
this Is In any wise a want. "A picture
of life." their defender mlcht say.
"must be like life; nnd neither life nor
tho dialogue of llfo Is distinguished nor
maintained by this qunllty of which you
speak, style." But this Is just where
we miss it. A comedy, no matter how
realistic. Is really not life, but life
translated into the highly artificial and
conventional terms of the stage. Wo
ennnot Improve tho stngo by making it
unconventional. Wo can enhance nnd
perfect tho nrt of the stngo by realizing
and using to the best ndvnntnge the
ponycntlnnnlltlcs of which it consists.
One of theso Is distinction In dlnlogue,
qunllty In expression ; not n contradic
tion of what occurs In life, but a height
ening of It Into the terms of nrt. Until
we get this nnd the much more that this
essential principle involves nil tho In
dividualities and temperamentalltlcs
which nro ns unreal off the stage as
on nnd all the llttlo realities, such ns
telephones, for example, which nro as
wearisome on the stage as off will not
help us far toward an nctunl rcstnrn
tlon of the drama to the bphcrc of n
ENTER MADAME. A p!y In three (let
nv Olldn Vereil nnd Roily Dyrne. Intro
iluctlon bv Alexander Wonlrntt. New Yorlc.
(1. 1'. l'utnnm's Sons. 11.75.
successful book, hut the plot lscks plausi
bility especially In the denouement.
THE PAOAN MADONNA, lly Harold Mac.
Orath. New York: Doubleday. Tage
Vhnt hnppena when Chance "the pagan
madonna," lays her alnlster blessing on the
lles of people strangely met.
HALF I.OAVES Dy Margaret C Manning
New York: George II. Dornn Co.
lIao) wo lost our best Ideals of marriage
and soclsl Intercourse? This la the question
asked and answered In thla novel of slncero
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